Paternity Disestablishment in 2004-2005

Publication Date: June 2005

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Paula Roberts

Research Area: Law and ethics

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


This memo analyzes the statutory and case law developments in paternity disestablishment from late 2004 and early 2005, as well as recently enacted statutes. The first appendix describes in detail the reported cases in 2004 and early 2005. The cases are divided by topic and listed alphabetically by state. The second appendix contains a chart listing the major state cases in the last eight years in regard to paternity disestablishment for marital children. The third appendix charts similar case law as regards non-marital children.